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Sonny's Famous Steaks

228 Market St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
+1 215-629-5760
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese whiz” (81 reviews)
“sandwich” (149 reviews)
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American, Fast food
228 Market St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am pleasantly surprised to see that they serve gluten free bread ($3 additional charge) and the cheese whiz is a must on the steak. Everyone loved their cheesesteaks. Quick service. Great food. Will return.

Thank bostonmama3
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told by everyone to skip the tourist trap of Ginos/Pats and just go to a place like Sonnys. Tremendous cheesesteak. Unpretentious setting....you just go up and order and get a great tasting cheesesteak. It is really just casual street food so you can't...More

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wandered upon this place and decided to stop after seeing the line out the door. The line moved quickly and service was pleasant. I had a cheesesteak with onions, spicy peppers and provolone. The bread and meat were both excellent. Stop by if you...More

Thank coloradomommy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am rating 4 stars because my son really liked his bacon cheeseburger. I ordered the loaded cheese steak and would rate it as average, definitely on the small side. For both orders with a drink and fries the total bill was $28... and given...More

Thank war1today
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Outstanding cheesesteak. Sonny's offerer a true taste of Philly. The cheesesteak is very tasty and plentiful. A must add to your list.

Thank sherryandgarryh
Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried Pat's and Geno's, but Sonny's was the best. Have it "Whiz, With". Meat was tender, bread was good. Fast service.

Thank TexasLaura1958
Reviewed 4 days ago

You've got to try a Philly Cheesesteak. I wasn't blown away by it, but I certainly didn't regret it. The shop is great. Eat in, eat out, take out, whatever you want, they accommodate. Sonny's serves burgers and cheesesteaks with your choice of meat, cheese,...More

Thank SoxAttax
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the loaded cheesesteak and it was the best I've ever eaten. The kids had a bacon cheesesteak and hamburgers and they liked theirs as well. I would eat here again anytime and will be back some day.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fast, awesome place. Great tasting cheese steak. Went 2x in 2 days during our travel to PA. Would highly recommend for place to go. Many locals favorite too.

Thank NoteworthyChocolate
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After drinking all day this was a good spot to get a cheese steak. Good food and quick service. Loved it.

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Market St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-629-5760
  • E-mail
Sonny's is known for its authentic, award-winning Philly Cheesesteaks just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell and National Constitution Center in the heart of historic Old City, Philadelphia. Sonny's is continually ranked number one on Philly Cheesesteak top ten lists, notably by GQ in 2014. We care about our sandwiches. We use 100% fresh Angus beef and slice it fresh every morning (most places order it sliced). Each sandwich is individually prepared to order (versus the now common practice of producing a batch of sandwiches at once). That's why both tourists and locals frequent Sonny's -- it's real, it's genuine, and it's delicious. Sonny's Cheesesteaks is in downtown Philly, convenient to hotels and sightseeing hubs. Tour groups and school groups flow in and out of local hotspot. We provide discounts to groups that book in advance on our website. We also have discounts for US Military, police officers, students and more! We pride ourselves on our friendliness. We love newcomers and are eager to teach folks everything and anything about cheesesteaks. Don't get nervous ordering, and please, ask questions! Sonny's is the real deal Philly cheesesteak experience -- and it's easy to get to by foot, cab, or subway (SEPTA 2nd Street Station). Feel free to call for directions or check online.
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